Brooke Shields says she slammed Tom Cruise for his ‘ridiculous rant’
Brooke Shields revisited Tom Cruise’s snap on his ‘ridiculous rant’ about his autobiography in his documentary Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields.
In her two-part documentary, the blue lagoon the actor brings up the incident when, in an interview with Matt Lauer, Cruise talked about his book, Down Came the Rain: My journey through postpartum depression.
Stating that psychiatric drugs were “dangerous”, the Superior gun The star said, “I was never okay with psychiatry, ever. Before I was a Scientologist, I was never okay with psychiatry.”
“And then when I started studying the history of psychiatry, I started realizing more and more why I disagreed with psychiatry,” he added.
Following this, Shields criticized Cruise in his op-ed for The New York Times, writing, “I was hoping it wouldn’t come to this, but after Tom Cruise’s interview with Matt Lauer on NBC Today the last week, I feel compelled to speak not only for myself, but also for the hundreds of thousands of women who have suffered from postpartum depression.
“While Mr. Cruise says that Mr. Lauer and I don’t ‘understand the history of psychiatry,’ I’m going to take a wild guess and say that Mr. Cruise never suffered from postpartum depression,” he said. she added.
The actor-model continued, “Comments like Tom Cruise’s do a disservice to mothers everywhere. To suggest that I was wrong to take medication to deal with my depression, and instead I should have taken vitamins and exercise shows a complete lack of understanding of postpartum depression and childbirth in general.
“If anything good can come out of Mr. Cruise’s ridiculous rant, let’s hope it gives some much-needed attention to a serious illness,” Shields lambasted the Hollywood hunk for which he later apologized. from her.
The incident was the highlight of the film, as reported by Variety: “During a scene in the documentary, the camera zooms in on the title ‘What Tom Cruise Doesn’t Know About Estrogen,’ from an editorial in the New York Times she wrote in response Navigate.”
“The Eccles clapped happily, and did it again after actor Judd Nelson quoted his friend Shields at the time: ‘Tom Cruise should stick to fighting aliens,'” he added.